Job Title: Associate
Location: New York
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: New York
Job Published: November 21, 2017 14:46

Job Description

As an Associate on the Data desk you will be responsible for building out our exsiting Data team by sourcing Data Science professionals whilst also developing a new client base within Technology industry.


Job description

  • All Recruiters at Oliver James Associates operate in 360 roles, proactively headhunting candidates and developing and establishing new business relationships
  • The successful applicant will be focused on building and developing a profitable desk within the Technology market, mapping out main target companies,working closely with the existing team, sharing information and contacts and taking advantage of our extensive existing client base.
  • You will be responsible for achieving set targets; KPI’s will include an annual, quarterly and monthly revenue target, phone activity, CV’s out (jobs and speculative), Interviews, Jobs and Headhunts which can all be reviewed on a weekly or monthly basis, and reported to the Senior Management team
  • Defining client requirements whilst mapping out the organisational structure, the culture and client’s annual growth plans
  • Networking with candidates and clients frequently, organising networking events and client presentations
  • Cross selling other disciplines and incorporating other business areas into the relationships cultivated
  • Negotiating commercial terms with both NYSE MKT listed businesses and high growth, start up firms, understanding the implication of the PSL for both permanent and interim hires
  • Continuous learning in order to be up to date in the market with the development of technology and data tools, software’s and applications

Who we're looking for:

  • Confident, bright and resilient individuals who thrive in a competitive environment which is challenging yet rewarding. You must be able to work under pressure and be target driven
  • A solid business mind and the gravitas to challenge prospective customers. You will have excellent communication skills, an impressive presence and demonstrate the ability to build long term business relationships
  • Career minded individuals who are looking for a role with rapid progression based on merit.  You must be able to display a track record of high achievement either in or out of work

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Apply your in-depth understanding of the USA and UK Technology market to the US market with both clients and candidates, to advise and consult the direction of the growth and go to market strategy for the Data and Analytics capabilities of your clients
  • Subject matter expert in Data & Technology (Sourcing)
  • A goal orientated mentality
  • Proactive sales experience
  • The speed of thought to spot opportunities to up-sell and cross-sell
  • The ability to be a team player and yet capable of operating autonomously
  • A high level of verbal and written communication skills
  • A confident approach
  • An innate desire to be successful and a willingness to make the commitment that this role requires. Additionally, you will be able to demonstrate resilience to deal with the inevitable challenges that a sales role brings
  • A track record of high achievement in previous roles

These roles are aimed at individuals with high potential who are seeking a business that will invest in them, if you prove yourself then promotional opportunities are available. Recruitment experience is essential however specific sector experience is not.  It is important that you demonstrate commitment and a genuine desire to achieve. In addition to the above you will be a team player, with a vibrant personality.


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